All About Photo Awards 2019

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News
Masterklass with Klavdij Sluban 2018 -2019 in Paris
Masterklass with Klavdij Sluban 2018 -2019 in Paris
LeMasterklass is lead by Klavdij SLUBAN, an internationally renowned and apreciated photographer, from December 2018 to November 2019. Unique in its...
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Denis Dailleux at Paris Photo
Denis Dailleux at Paris Photo
Do not miss Denis Dailleux who will be at Paris Photo in the stand of Galerie 127 to show his latest work from Ghana and sign his photo book "Persan...
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Interviews
Interview with JP Terlizzi
Interview with JP Terlizzi
JP Terlizzi is a visual storyteller who uses photography to explore themes of memory, relationships and identity. His series Raven's Point won First...
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News
Yusuf Sevinçli: Oculus
Yusuf Sevinçli: Oculus
Oculus is the second solo exhibition by Yusuf Sevinçli at the Galerie des Filles du Calvaire. Five years separate it from Post, the solo show...
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News
Crossings: The Magnum Square Print Sale in Partnership with Aperture
Crossings: The Magnum Square Print Sale in Partnership with Aperture
'Crossings' Magnum's Square Print Sale in Partnership with Aperture runs from 9AM EST Monday 29 October until midnight EST Friday 2 November 2018....
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Interviews
Interview with Cig Harvey
Interview with Cig Harvey
We asked the very talented British Photographer Cig Harvey a few questions about winning the 2018 Prix Virginia for her series "You an Orchestra You a...
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News
Results of the 25th edition of the Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award
Results of the 25th edition of the Bayeux Calvados-Normandy Award
Fifty war correspondents have gathered in Bayeux on October 12th and 13th to debate and award trophies in the following categories: photo, print,...
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Interviews
Interview with David duChemin
Interview with David duChemin
David duChemin is a world & humanitarian assignment photographer, best-selling author, and international workshop leader whose adventurous life fuels...
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News
Pernod Ricard gives Carte Blanche to Kourtney Roy
Pernod Ricard gives Carte Blanche to Kourtney Roy
Since 2010, Pernod Ricard has chosen contemporary photography for its annual artistic campaign. This year, the work of Canadian Kourtney Roy...
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News
The 2018 Prix Virginia has been awarded to Cig Harvey
The 2018 Prix Virginia has been awarded to Cig Harvey
During their 10 September 2018 meeting in Paris, the Jury awarded Prix Virginia to the British photographer Cig Harvey, one of the twenty-one...
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News
William Coupon: Portraits Book Signing
William Coupon: Portraits Book Signing
Photo-eye Bookstore's Project Space is proud to welcome internationally acclaimed portrait photographer William Coupon to our Rufina Circle location...
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Photographers
Testimonial: Norma I. Quintana
Testimonial: Norma I. Quintana
On the night of October 8th, 2017, at 11:00pm, I received a call from a friend who told us that she could see a wildfire spreading on the hills behind...
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Interviews
Interview with Maureen Ruddy Burkhart
Interview with Maureen Ruddy Burkhart
My life's work is clearly influenced by my global upbringing. Our family moved back and forth between the U.S. and places like France, Iran, the UK...
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News
Depicting the Invisible by Susan J. Barron
Depicting the Invisible by Susan J. Barron
Thirteen military veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have shared their stories with New York-based artist Susan J. Barron....
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Photographers
Galería CURRO presented Mexican photographer Mauricio Alejo at ZⓈONAMACO FOTO
Galería CURRO presented Mexican photographer Mauricio Alejo at ZⓈONAMACO FOTO
Galería CURRO presented in August 2018 his exciting series of self-conscious photographic images highlighting the process and labor of their own...
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Interviews
Interview with Gary Arndt
Interview with Gary Arndt
Gary Arndt has been traveling around the world for the past eleven years. We asked him a few questions about his trips and his successful travel blog...
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News
Fábio Miguel Roque: Silence and Desassossego
Fábio Miguel Roque: Silence and Desassossego
My path in photography began some time ago, and went through the most varied challenges, from the search of my own (photographic) identity to the...
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Interviews
Interview with Iolo Adams
Interview with Iolo Adams
I've always been interested in a lot of genres of creativity, but when I became more exposed to the world of photography through album covers, fashion...
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News
4x5 Photo Fest 2018 with Eli Reed
4x5 Photo Fest 2018 with Eli Reed
Whether you're a freelancer, seasoned professional, intern, emerging photographer or business owner looking to connect with photographers - 4x5 Photo...
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News
Book Signing Susan Meiselas at photo-eye Bookstore + Project Space
Book Signing Susan Meiselas at photo-eye Bookstore + Project Space
Photo-eye Bookstore is proud to welcome Susan Meiselas for a book signing on Friday, August 3rd from 4-5:30 pm. Meiselas will be signing copies of her...
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News
Book Review: TJ Norris "Shooting Blanks"
Book Review: TJ Norris "Shooting Blanks"
TJ Norris, in "Shooting Blanks" the culmination of more than ten years spent roaming America, cataloguing its gradual disintegration, places his gaze...
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Photographers
Photographic Proprioception & Perception!
Photographic Proprioception & Perception!
One day in May, not long ago, I pulled my car aside, parking on Columbus Drive, in Chicago, a few meters from my old haunts, The Art Institute, to...
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Interviews
Interview with Brad Patocka
Interview with Brad Patocka
Whenever asked what prompted my interest into this world of photography, I like to tell people I'm a sucker for aesthetics, and that is the basis of...
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Interviews
Interview with Denis Dailleux
Interview with Denis Dailleux
It was while returning from my village, where during the summer I had photographed its inhabitants and among them my great-aunt Juliette, that I met...
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Interviews
Interview with Alain Schroeder
Interview with Alain Schroeder
I was 18 and I spent a lot of time at the library reading fine art books. When I had seen all the books they had about painting, the librarian gave me...
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Events
Black and White Winners at PhotoPlace Gallery
Black and White Winners at PhotoPlace Gallery
Mysterious, intense, timeless, at times nostalgic, black and white photography is, to me, magical. These images remind me of why I fell in love with...
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Unsorted
Art Shay: The Fountain of Evocation!
Art Shay: The Fountain of Evocation!
At a time when many a photographer's reliance on equipment and software is incessant and endemic, Art Shay maintained his curmudgeonly simplicity, as...
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Interviews
Interview with Tariq Zaidi Winner of All About Photo Awards 2018
Interview with Tariq Zaidi Winner of All About Photo Awards 2018
I am extremely humbled and very honored to have been awarded All About Photo's 2018 Photographer of the Year. Thank you, AAP and the Jury panel for...
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Events
An Evening with Dan Winters
An Evening with Dan Winters
APA San Diego is very proud to welcome acclaimed photographer Dan Winters. Join us for a special event including a photographic talk and presentation...
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Photographers
Photography Workshop by Klavdij Sluban
Photography Workshop by Klavdij Sluban
An exceptional workshop in Slovenia with Klavdij Sluban, a French photographer of Slovenian origin, renowned internationally. He has been exhibiting...
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Photographers
Amazing Photographers who left us in 2017
Amazing Photographers who left us in 2017
Each year All About Photo commemorates the amazing photographers we lost in 2017, celebrating their lives and paying tribute to their contribution to...
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Photographers
The Playground Series: Francisco Diaz & Deb Young
The Playground Series: Francisco Diaz & Deb Young
The International Collaboration Project founded by Francisco Diaz (USA) and Deb Young (New Zealand) bring global artists together in a virtual...
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Photographers
Summer Workshop 2018 with Arja Hyytiaainen
Summer Workshop 2018 with Arja Hyytiaainen
We all meet a lot of people, especially when you attend festivals, opening receptions and so on but some encounters are more significant than others....
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Photographers
Guillaume Robin: Along the Mekong
Guillaume Robin: Along the Mekong
I receive a lot of portfolios throughout the year at All About Photo. Most of the time, I put them aside, overwhelmed by the quantity of things to do,...
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Photographers
Evan Bedford: Cuba
Evan Bedford: Cuba
It's my favorite time of year...no, not the holidays, but Critical Mass. And no, that's not a massive bike ride where some of the people are riding...
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Photographers
Shannon Johnstone: Stardust and Ashes
Shannon Johnstone: Stardust and Ashes
I first saw Shannon Johnstone's photographs when I was jurying PhotoLucida's Critical Mass back in 2010. RayKo Photo Center happened to be hosting...
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Photographers
JP Terlizzi: Los Angeles Center for Photography
JP Terlizzi: Los Angeles Center for Photography
When I was jurying The Creative Portrait show for the Los Angeles Center for Photography a few weeks ago, I saw the picture of a woman's black and...
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Photographers
Kent Krugh: Speciation
Kent Krugh: Speciation
I reviewed Krugh's latest portfolio at PhotoLucida this year and here were objects and images that piqued my curiosity. Here were all my favorite...
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Photographers
Aaron Hardin: The 13th Spring
Aaron Hardin: The 13th Spring
In the spring of my junior year of college, I took a course called, "Southern Contemporary Fiction." Haunting works by William Faulkner, Eudora Welty,...
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Photographers
Norm Diamond What Is Left Behind: Stories From Estate Sales
Norm Diamond What Is Left Behind: Stories From Estate Sales
I first met Norm Diamond at the PhotoLucida portfolio reviews in Portland, Oregon, in 2015. He had a number of prints of beautiful still lifes and...
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Photographers
Argus Paul Estabrook: Losing Face
Argus Paul Estabrook: Losing Face
While jurying PhotoLucida's Critical Mass, I found some images that had the energy of Ernst Haas' photographs of motion, but these weren't color and...
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Interviews
Interview with Sabine Weiss
Interview with Sabine Weiss
We are truly honored to have Sabine Weiss as one of our jurors for this year's edition of All About Photo Awards 2017! We asked her a few questions...
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Photographers
Takayuki Narita: Rose Garden
Takayuki Narita: Rose Garden
Takayuki Narita's project, "Rose Garden," at first reminded me of Martin Parr's "Last Resort" for a moment in the way he used the flash in the sun,...
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Photographers
Nicolò Sertorio: (DIS)CONNECTED
Nicolò Sertorio: (DIS)CONNECTED
Nicolò Sertorio in his portfolio 'DisConnected' explores different aspects of landscapes in a counterpoint of bridging the gap between opposites...
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Photographers
Dotan Saguy: Venice Beach Culture
Dotan Saguy: Venice Beach Culture
When I lived in Maine and I would travel the 3,000+ miles to Los Angeles, I would often head straight to Venice Beach from the airport. It seemed like...
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Photographers
Jamie Johnson: Irish Travellers
Jamie Johnson: Irish Travellers
I don't usually find myself drawn to pictures of children. Actually, it's become a bit of tendency when I'm jurying or critiquing and I see those...
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Photographers
Julie Renée Jones: Umbra
Julie Renée Jones: Umbra
Sometimes I forget, when I'm looking through thousands of images, why I love photography and what attracted me to it in the first place. The light....
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Photographers
Maureen Drennan Meet Me in the Green Glen, Island Kingdom and the sea that surrounds us
Maureen Drennan Meet Me in the Green Glen, Island Kingdom and the sea that surrounds us
I first met Maureen Drennan at Review Santa Fe in 2010. She had a secret project about a pot farm back when marijuana was illegal in California and...
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Photographers
Simon Martin: Cadets
Simon Martin: Cadets
While looking through the nearly 800 portfolio submissions for Aint-Bad Magazine's curator's issue, I discovered British photographer Simon Martin's...
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Photographers
Tribute to Robert Delpire (1926-2017)
Tribute to Robert Delpire (1926-2017)
Robert Delpire, the incredible French publisher, curator and editor, died on September 26 in Paris. He was 91. During his extraordinary career,...
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Photographers
Jeff Rich Watershed: The Tennessee River
Jeff Rich Watershed: The Tennessee River
My work on this project began on On December 22nd 2008, the failure of a containment pond dyke spilled 5.4 million cubic yards of coal ash belonging...
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Photographers
Bill Finger: Transit of Venus
Bill Finger: Transit of Venus
Using the Voyager Space Probes as a metaphor, Transit of Venus is an exploration of the human desire to search beyond one's self. While embracing the...
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Photographers
Laena Wilder: Zanzibar Memoir
Laena Wilder: Zanzibar Memoir
My first trip to Zanzibar was in 1993, I had just spent three months traveling overland through Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania and only intended to stay...
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Photographers
Jenny Sampson Book: Skaters - Tintype Portraits of West Coast Skateboarders
Jenny Sampson Book: Skaters - Tintype Portraits of West Coast Skateboarders
Skateboarding culture is exceptionally well-documented, and yet, the catalog of images is almost completely without portraiture... until now. In...
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Photographers
Jake Mein: Six for Gold
Jake Mein: Six for Gold
In 1998, I found myself in New Zealand, a world away from coastal Maine where I had been living. Glaciers extending to the road, fjords and mountains...
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Photographers
Michal Greenboim: Orchard Trail
Michal Greenboim: Orchard Trail
In April, I was reviewing portfolios at PhotoLucida in Portland, Oregon, and there at my table was an unassuming young woman who I initially thought...
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Photographers
Priya Kambli: Buttons for Eyes
Priya Kambli: Buttons for Eyes
My artwork is intrinsically tied to my own family's photographic legacy. At age 18, I moved from India to the United States, a couple of years after...
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Photographers
C.J. Pressma: Evidence
C.J. Pressma: Evidence
In 1972 I was watching the Fellini film, Roma, and was captivated by splashes of light involving sparks from a street car at night. That scene with...
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Photographers
Michelle Rogers Pritzl: Not Waving But Drowning
Michelle Rogers Pritzl: Not Waving But Drowning
Not Waving But Drowning is a look inside an Evangelical marriage. These images show the truth of a life lived in the confines of oppressive gender...
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Photographers
David Pace: Sur La Route
David Pace: Sur La Route
Sur La Route (French for "On The Road") is a series of portraits taken outside the house where I live along the narrow dirt path that stretches from...
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Photographers
Ben Huff: Atomic Island, Adak
Ben Huff: Atomic Island, Adak
I first met Ben Huff in 2011 in China of all places. There was an international photography festival there, through the lush valleys and surreal...
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Photographers
Diane Pierce "The Accidental Photograph" and "Thinking About Drawing"
Diane Pierce "The Accidental Photograph" and "Thinking About Drawing"
The quick capture of an image and the passage of time over its manipulation is combined in my series "The Accidental Photograph." With the...
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Photographers
Alnis Stakle: Ilgas
Alnis Stakle: Ilgas
One of my favorite things about jurying an international competition is discovering photographers that I would never encountered otherwise. I've...
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Photographers
Jess T. Dugan: Every Breath We Drew
Jess T. Dugan: Every Breath We Drew
Every Breath We Drew explores the power of identity, desire, and connection through portraits of myself and others. Working within the framework of...
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Photographers
Anna Beeke: At Sea
Anna Beeke: At Sea
The once romantic notion of travelling the ocean to distant and exotic lands has become an accessible and affordable way to vacation thanks to cruise...
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Photographers
Evie Aarons: Homelife
Evie Aarons: Homelife
Being housebound means enduring an ongoing shift between reality and the surreal. The safety of objects; plants, books, television, the internet, wrap...
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Photographers
Kathryn Allen Hurni: House of Surprises/Twinsburg
Kathryn Allen Hurni: House of Surprises/Twinsburg
Throughout every stage of photography exists the act of encountering. As a photographer I'm confronted by my vision, or particular desire to...
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Photographers
Daniel George: Nobody Wanted
Daniel George: Nobody Wanted
In the American West, vast areas of remote, arid terrain were disregarded by early settlers and described as "the lands nobody wanted." In the Upper...
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Photographers
Cody Cobb: West
Cody Cobb: West
These photographs were made while roaming the American West in search of true solitude. It's a search that's becoming more of a challenge as...
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News
The 2017 Lenscratch Student Prize Winners!
The 2017 Lenscratch Student Prize Winners!
With great excitement, we announce the 2017 Lenscratch Student Prize Winners! Winners will be featured in Lenscratch Daily in the coming days and will...
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Photographers
Jacqueline Walters "Poetics of the Landscape" and "Here and Elsewhere"
Jacqueline Walters "Poetics of the Landscape" and "Here and Elsewhere"
It might be close to a decade ago that Jacqueline Walters walked into RayKo Photo Center. At the time, she had a small box of prints tucked under her...
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Events
Book Signing: Arthur Meyerson
Book Signing: Arthur Meyerson's new monograph The Journey
The Journey is a photographic autobiography revealing Arthur Meyerson's approach to photography as well as presenting images from his commercial work,...
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Photographers
Rebecca Drolen: Hair Pieces and Transplants
Rebecca Drolen: Hair Pieces and Transplants
Hair Pieces explores the fickle relationship most have with their body hair. We consider some hair very desirable and grow and groom it with care,...
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Photographers
Laura Parker: Artist talk and exhibition closing
Laura Parker: Artist talk and exhibition closing
I first saw Laura Parker's work at Review LA. This was a portfolio review run by the great folks at Center who also organize Review Santa Fe. Review...
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Photographers
Hermand-Grisel Sea Sketches celebrated at The Los Angeles Center of Photography.
Hermand-Grisel Sea Sketches celebrated at The Los Angeles Center of Photography.
The Los Angeles Center of Photography just opened its doors to the Second Annual Fine Art Exhibition, aka "Singular point of view 2017". From May 19th...
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Events
The winners of Summertime
The winners of Summertime
Discover the images of the photographers that won the Call for Exhibition at A Smith Gallery with the theme 'Summertime'. It was a privilege to be...
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Photographers
Cromwell Schubarth
Cromwell Schubarth
Cromwell Schubarth was one of the first photographers to submit Polaroid images to the show. I had noted each time I saw him that he was wearing a...
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Photographers
Pamela Gentile: Portrait of a Film Festival
Pamela Gentile: Portrait of a Film Festival
Photographer Pamela Gentile first began photographing at local San Francisco music venues, including the Warfield and the Fillmore, and on tour with...
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Photographers
Bill Vaccaro: "Jesus Is On The Mainline" & "The Magic Hedge"
Bill Vaccaro: "Jesus Is On The Mainline" & "The Magic Hedge"
As I grew older and began to question my religious teachings, I became more and more fascinated by the idea of Jesus and Christianity as a...
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Interviews
Interview Ann Jastrab and Sandrine Hermand-Grisel
Interview Ann Jastrab and Sandrine Hermand-Grisel
Taylor Nam journalist at ViewFind asked Ann Jastrab and Sandrine Hermand-Grisel a few questions about their background and All About Photo Awards...
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News
All About Photo Announces Winners of the All About Photo Awards 2017
All About Photo Announces Winners of the All About Photo Awards 2017
The majority of this year's submissions were in color as were the winning images. Yet the idealism of yesteryear seems to be tarnished with all the...
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Photographers
Annette LeMay Burke: Fauxliage
Annette LeMay Burke: Fauxliage
Fauxliage documents the prolific disguised cell towers in the American West. I was initially drawn to their peculiar appearance; I then found it...
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Photographers
Elisabeth Ajtay
Elisabeth Ajtay
The moon drawings are a byproduct of my process of working on the moon alphabet. The latter I started while waiting for my visa. Originally, I was so...
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Photographers
Michael Weitzman: Morph
Michael Weitzman: Morph
The toy camera is a simple recording device with an emphasis on fun and imperfection. It allows me to be deeply absorbed in a far away place and time...
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Events
Selected photographers and images from Art Wynwood
Selected photographers and images from Art Wynwood
The opening reception at Art Wynwood was packed! It seemed that all the VIPs of Miami wanted to be there. To see or to be seen that is another...
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Photographers
Stephen Albair: Hidden Gardens - Secret Views
Stephen Albair: Hidden Gardens - Secret Views
Stephen's painstakingly created dioramas take me into his world, just far enough, and then I am left to discover what has happened. Each artist has a...
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Events
Light Sensitive 2017 at Art Intersection
Light Sensitive 2017 at Art Intersection
Needless to say, I was thrilled when Alan Fitzgerald from the Art Intersection in Gilbert, Arizona, asked me to jury the 2017 Light Sensitive...
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Photographers
Peter Wiklund: Mankind and everything after
Peter Wiklund: Mankind and everything after
Peter Wiklund from Sweden started with photography in the mid 80's and has ever since experimented with a lot of techniques and cameras. Nowadays, he...
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Photographers
Akira Seo: Flowers and Phototaxis
Akira Seo: Flowers and Phototaxis
Akira Seo was born in Tokyo, Japan. After working as a director for a satellite broadcasting station for 4 years in Japan, he moved to the U.S.A. in...
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Photographers
Daniel Grant: Remembered Landscapes And My Affair with Diana
Daniel Grant: Remembered Landscapes And My Affair with Diana
The soft focus and timeless quality is the perfect tool to reclaim his past and also to document the passing landscape as he traveled to and from his...
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Events
Becoming Photographs by Rania Matar
Becoming Photographs by Rania Matar
Becoming is a continuum of Rania Matar's work from the past several years, and it's a feast to view her multiple projects together. Through this...
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Photographers
Alex Ramos: Railroads
Alex Ramos: Railroads
As a child growing up in Berkeley, California, I was fascinated by the late night passage of the once daily Amtrak Coast Starlight race through town...
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Photographers
Beverly Conley -  Life in the Ozarks: An Arkansas Portrait
Beverly Conley - Life in the Ozarks: An Arkansas Portrait
There's this picture of a woman enveloped in steam, standing in a yard where just visible in the mist are big white chickens and a distant paddock and...
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Events
Workshop: Arja Hyytiainen - Pied Dore
Workshop: Arja Hyytiainen - Pied Dore
The five days at Pied Dore (12th July to 16th of July) situated on the countryside of Vendee, will focus on a ongoing project and/or the primary...
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Best-Ofs
10 amazing photographers who left us in 2016
10 amazing photographers who left us in 2016
Each year All About Photo commemorates the amazing photographers we lost in 2016, celebrating their lives and paying tribute to their contribution to...
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Photographers
Johnna Arnold: Everywhere All Around
Johnna Arnold: Everywhere All Around
My favorite image to this day is one of a pair of intertwined greasy onions rings that look like the cosmos. Transformed. That's what these items are....
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Photographers
Ashley Valmere Fischer: "Dark Sun" and "Petri Dish"
Ashley Valmere Fischer: "Dark Sun" and "Petri Dish"
Growing up in various different locations and cultures, Ashley learned to use the camera as a way to explore undiscovered places or to build her own....
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Photographers
Jared Ragland
Jared Ragland
These gritty black and white photographs of methamphetamine users in rural Alabama stopped us. There is a grace to these images, like the boy in the...
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Photographers
In Memoriam: Steve Harper
In Memoriam: Steve Harper
Legendary night photographer and Educator, Steve Harper passed away this summer in Colorado, at age 85. Steve was a pioneer in the study of Night...
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Photographers
Vanessa Marsh: Falling
Vanessa Marsh: Falling
Tonight I stood under a shower of hundreds of thousands of red paper hearts that flew up into the sky like an unpredictable swarm of birds and then...
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Photographers
Marcus Haydock: Insurrection
Marcus Haydock: Insurrection
Sometimes there are pictures that stay in your mind's eye. Long after you've experienced them. There is one by Marcus Haydock, an image of a girl...
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Photographers
David J. Carol: No Plan B, Photographs from 1993-2016
David J. Carol: No Plan B, Photographs from 1993-2016
There's something about that image of the schooner, fully rigged, sailing across the sea behind a shingled house. I've looked at this picture a...
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Photographers
Takeshi Moro: Wannsee in Berliner Blau
Takeshi Moro: Wannsee in Berliner Blau
Yesterday I met with Takeshi Moro. It was a different day and it wasn't just the rain in the midst of the drought in California. I've looked at...
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Photographers
Misha Petrov: Rocket Man
Misha Petrov: Rocket Man
Maybe it's this: the silver chill of the cold, bleak winters of my childhood that lasted for months and months on end. Maybe that's what made me stop...
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Photographers
Lissa Rivera: Beautiful Boy
Lissa Rivera: Beautiful Boy
Beautiful Boy is an ongoing project that began as a confession between two friends. On the subway one evening, my friend shared that he had worn...
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Photographers
Jonas Kulikauskas: Yosemite People
Jonas Kulikauskas: Yosemite People
I was inspired to explore this "city" and bring my street photography to the wilderness. I shot 150 rolls of black and white film during nineteen...
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Photographers
Tariq Zaidi: Cattle of Kings - The Mundari of South Sudan
Tariq Zaidi: Cattle of Kings - The Mundari of South Sudan
Tariq Zaidi has spent the last 10 years photographing tribal and indigenous people in over 30 countries in Africa. He has just returned from South...
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Photographers
Ernie Button: Vanishing Spirits, The Dried Remains of Single Malt Scotch
Ernie Button: Vanishing Spirits, The Dried Remains of Single Malt Scotch
I'm in China right now, roaming the streets of the ancient walled city of Pingyao while attending the Pingyao International Photo Festival (the oldest...
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Photographers
Michael Joseph: Lost and Found
Michael Joseph: Lost and Found
Earlier this year, I met Michael Joseph at Fotofest in Houston, Texas. He had big, haunting portraits of young people who were wandering the country,...
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Photographers
Justyna Mielnikiewicz: A Ukraine runs through it
Justyna Mielnikiewicz: A Ukraine runs through it
My story explores modern Ukraine in turmoil with the Dnieper river as a metaphor of present split in the country. It documents how the mixed ethnic...
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Photographers
Atsuko Morita: Project 365
Atsuko Morita: Project 365
Photography is the closest thing we have to a time machine. Film imprints moments from a past time. Our memories are created from imprints of these...
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Photographers
Polly Gaillard: December and Everything After
Polly Gaillard: December and Everything After
December and Everything After is a project about my aging parents, and more recently, about the steady decline in my mother's health since she was...
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Photographers
Nicole Jean Hill: Unarmed
Nicole Jean Hill: Unarmed
Unarmed features a community of amateur fighters in northern California. The photographs give reverence to the primal humanness of this pursuit. These...
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Photographers
Hilary Duffy: La Isla
Hilary Duffy: La Isla
Now we've all seen pictures from Cuba. Maybe some of us have seen so many that we're desensitized to images from that country. When we see an old car...
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Photographers
Lauren Welles: Coney Island
Lauren Welles: Coney Island
This quote is a perfect description of what we see in Lauren Welles' photographs of Coney Island. She recently entered a show called "With Our Own...
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Photographers
Horia Manolache: "Chairs" and "The Prince and The Pauper"
Horia Manolache: "Chairs" and "The Prince and The Pauper"
The portrait was awful but an idea was born after seeing a white chair with a broken arm. What if this chair would be a woman? What age would she be?...
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Photographers
Bruce Morton: Forgottonia
Bruce Morton: Forgottonia
We were both staring at this slice of mankind and thinking, well here is America and all we are and all we are not. This scene with this anonymous...
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Photographers
No Child Left Behind: Victoria Mara Heilweil
No Child Left Behind: Victoria Mara Heilweil
My first hand experience of being excessively micro managed when I was an instructor at a certain college, and shock at how little funds my daughter's...
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Photographers
Jason Reblando, Home and Away: In the Wake of the Filipino Diaspora
Jason Reblando, Home and Away: In the Wake of the Filipino Diaspora
As a child of Filipino immigrants, I have had a long-abiding and deeply held interest in what makes people move from one place to another. Last year,...
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Photographers
Emma Powell: "In Search of Sleep and Svala
Emma Powell: "In Search of Sleep and Svala's Saga"
I first encountered Emma Powell's work when Todd Hido had selected an image from her series, "In Search of Sleep" for an exhibition he juried for...
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Photographers
Ben Altman: Site/Sight and Memory Mechanism
Ben Altman: Site/Sight and Memory Mechanism
Raising a device between oneself and a site of atrocity can be seen as distancing and reductive. However, an impulse to manage and diffuse what these...
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Interviews
Interview: Nick Brandt
Interview: Nick Brandt
Ann Jastrab discovered the exhibition "Inherit the Dust" at Fotografiska in Stockholm, Sweden (ending September 11, 2016). Moved by what she saw, she...
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Photographers
Saul Robbins: Where
Saul Robbins: Where's My Happy Ending?
The series is called, "Where's My Happy Ending?" and intends to be as subjective as it is provocative, navigating and interpreting the world of...
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Photographers
Charles Mintz: Lustron Homes and Hardware Stores
Charles Mintz: Lustron Homes and Hardware Stores
Lustron homes are among the most successful examples of the Modernist ideal of using industrial techniques to create affordable housing. When I was...
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Photographers
Mimi Youn: Polaroids and Beyond
Mimi Youn: Polaroids and Beyond
I had been sick for a few months upon moving home to South Korea, having lived abroad for 5 years. After a long and slow recovery, I found that I lost...
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Photographers
Dave Jordano Detroit: Unbroken Down
Dave Jordano Detroit: Unbroken Down
Dave Jordano returned to his hometown of Detroit to document the people who still live in what has become one of the country's most economically...
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Photographers
Sandrine Hermand-Grisel: Nocturnes
Sandrine Hermand-Grisel: Nocturnes
Back in 2009, I had the opportunity to exhibit a wonderful series of photographs by Sandrine Hermand-Grisel. At that time, she had recently moved to...
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Photographers
Tara Bogart: "a modern hair study"
Tara Bogart: "a modern hair study"
In 2011, Tara Bogart visited the photo archives of the National Library of France. While everything was inspirational, one photograph haunted her for...
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Photographers
Charlotta María Hauksdóttir:
Charlotta María Hauksdóttir: ''Outlook'' at the Reykjavík Museum of Photography
"Outlook" is a series of photographs shot in Iceland in the fall of 2015 and early winter of 2016. Outside the bedroom window was a lush backyard that...
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Events
PhotoAlliance Lecture: Ron Jude and Josh Smith
PhotoAlliance Lecture: Ron Jude and Josh Smith
I first met Ron Jude when I was in Los Angeles at Bergamot Station. There are a number of galleries there, one of them, Gallery Luisotti, represents...
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Events
Workshop with Arja Hyytiainen - Pied Dore
Workshop with Arja Hyytiainen - Pied Dore
The starting point is the question "who am I" We will work on our identities, transform our dreams and fears into images. We will photograph and work...
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News
YPA, Young Photographer Award, 2016
YPA, Young Photographer Award, 2016
The YPA (Young Photographer Award) recognized May 14th at Venice Arts the exemplary portfolio produced by Andrea Abrego, an Advanced Studies...
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Interviews
Interview: Lauren Marsolier
Interview: Lauren Marsolier
My intent in using an almost solid looking sky is not to make it a signature, but to infuse a slight sense of enclosure and artificiality, similar to...
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Photographers
Photographer Spotlight: Emma Jaubert Howell
Photographer Spotlight: Emma Jaubert Howell
Emma Jaubert Howell wasn't content just making traditional prints. She wanted to capture the landscape in a totally new and innovative way. Forget...
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Photographers
Kris Sanford: Through the Lens of Desire
Kris Sanford: Through the Lens of Desire
Last year, Pier 24 had a massive exhibition of found photography called "Secondhand." Certain rooms were so brilliantly curated that I had to return...
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Photographers
Norma Quintana: "Circus: A Traveling Life"
Norma Quintana: "Circus: A Traveling Life"
When I decided to pursue creating a monograph I spoke with several other photographers and found myself even more confused than I expected. I looked...
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Photographers
Mimi Plumb: What Is Remembered
Mimi Plumb: What Is Remembered
In her later teens and early 20s, Mimi Plumb went back to where she was from, suburbia. She photographed the landscape of her childhood: the...
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Photographers
Jonah Calinawan: A Million Suns
Jonah Calinawan: A Million Suns
A Million Suns is a story of one man's search for his future. His high-pressure existence comes crashing down one day when he encounters a fissure in...
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Photographers
Shelley Calton: Concealed, She
Shelley Calton: Concealed, She's Got a Gun
The women in this collection of portraits have chosen to own handguns for protection. The majority of them have been through training to obtain...
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Photographers
Yukari Chikura: Zaido
Yukari Chikura: Zaido
There's something about the surprise of a portfolio review that never grows old. As a reviewer, I sit behind a table covered in a white tablecloth,...
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Events
Inaugural Exhibition of "In Search of Great Men" by McNair Evans
Inaugural Exhibition of "In Search of Great Men" by McNair Evans
This winter my son and I missed a connecting flight and were told that due to the holidays, there wouldn't be another flight available into my small,...
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Unsorted
Looking Forward, Giving Back 2016
Looking Forward, Giving Back 2016
If you're anywhere near San Francisco on April 26th, join First Exposures for their 7th annual celebration of youth photography. This annual...
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Photographers
Cig Harvey
Cig Harvey
I first met Cig Harvey when I had rolled back into Rockport, Maine, in 2000 after years abroad. She had the private darkroom next to mine at the Maine...
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Photographers
Mark Citret:
Mark Citret: ''Parallel Landscapes''
Without pride or embarrassment, I can say that I find the rebar and concrete of a construction site every bit as beautiful as fir trees delicately...
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Best-Ofs
10 amazing photographers who left us in 2015
10 amazing photographers who left us in 2015
In memoriam of incredible photographers who left us in 2015. We will always remember their work and the man/woman behind the camera. You might not...
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Events
Bin Feng and Tajh Bergeron at the Savannah College of Art and Design
Bin Feng and Tajh Bergeron at the Savannah College of Art and Design
I went back to Savannah, Georgia, on a midnight red eye flight a few weeks ago during a cold snap in the South where there was ice on the street in...
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Events
Original Masterclass with Antoine D
Original Masterclass with Antoine D'Agata
Not to be missed! Participate in the original Masterclass led by world famous photographer Antoine D'Agata! He will teach you how to become a better...
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Events
Lewis Watts "New Orleans Suite"
Lewis Watts "New Orleans Suite"
Lewis Watts, a photographer based in Richmond, California, has been photographing in New Orleans since 1994. He was initially drawn to its history and...
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Photographers
Bryan David Griffith:
Bryan David Griffith: ''The Last Bookstores'' and ''Fires of Change''
I'm very influenced by a whole bunch of dead people, and people who spoke languages I don't share, by the magic of the book. This is the only thing...
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News
Marta Zgierska and Christian Vium won the Prix HSBC
Marta Zgierska and Christian Vium won the Prix HSBC
The 21st edition of the HSBC Photography Prize was held in the HSBC Bank headquarters in Paris, France. The two winners are a Polish photographer...
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Events
Revolution Revisited - Photography by Kim Komenich
Revolution Revisited - Photography by Kim Komenich
Revolution Revisited, with work by Pulitzer Prize winning photographer Kim Komenich, will be exhibited for one day only, February 23, 2016, at the...
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Photographers
Tarrah Krajnak
Tarrah Krajnak
Dark Messengers is titled after a 1919 collection by the great Peruvian modernist poet César Vallejo. In Los Heraldos Negros, Vallejo's poetic...
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Photographers
Mary Riggs Ramain: Not Myself
Mary Riggs Ramain: Not Myself
I first encountered Mary Ramain's work when I was working on an exhibition that Jan Potts, of Corden Potts Gallery, and Beth Keintzle were putting...
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Photographers
Minjin Kang: Not Part of Sale
Minjin Kang: Not Part of Sale
I met Minjin Kang at the Filter Photo Festival in Chicago in 2014, where I had the chance to review her work "Ham Radio." This moving series showcases...
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Photographers
Photographer Spotlight: Christopher Churchill
Photographer Spotlight: Christopher Churchill
What is Chris Churchill's background, how does he manage commercial and fine art work or what are his projects, check out the interview of the very...
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Photographers
Dennis Hodges A Sense of His Soul
Dennis Hodges A Sense of His Soul
I started a competition almost ten years ago that featured work from toy cameras (plastic cameras with plastic lenses like the Diana or the Holga) and...
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Photographers
Aline Smithson: "Self & Others"
Aline Smithson: "Self & Others"
"Self & Others: Portrait as Autobiography" (Magenta Foundation) is an almost 20 year culmination of portrait photographs by the award-winning...
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Photographers
Ethan Rafal: Shock and Awe
Ethan Rafal: Shock and Awe
In case you thought you missed Ethan Rafal's epic book tour that took him across the country multiple times in 2015, you're in luck. It seems that the...
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Photographers
Leah Sobsey
Leah Sobsey
Leah started on a long journey that took her around the country, beginning at the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, where she was granted...
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Photographers
Carl Corey: Americaville
Carl Corey: Americaville
I was in the Benson Hotel in Portland, Oregon, during the biennial PhotoLucida portfolio review (which, luckily for photographers everywhere,...
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Photographers
Yael Ben-Zion: "Intermarried"
Yael Ben-Zion: "Intermarried"
Yael Ben-Zion 's work stems from a very personal place, although the issues she engages with often have political or social implications. The images...
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Photographers
Rubi Lebovitch: "Home Sweet Home"
Rubi Lebovitch: "Home Sweet Home"
Rubi Lebovitch brought his series, "Home Sweet Home" to PhotoLucida in Portland in 2013. There he met with resounding success, scoring a number of...
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Photographers
Marna Clarke "Time As We Know It"
Marna Clarke "Time As We Know It"
Clarke began this project, "Time As We Know It," five years ago. At first she thought she was simply chronicling the process of getting old. She...
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Photographers
Erika Gentry: Allez
Erika Gentry: Allez
Every year, Gentry takes a group of photographers to Arles and beyond. This year is no different. Erika Gentry invites seven photography lovers to...
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Events
2015 Fall Artists-in-Residence Exhibitions Open at RayKo Photo Center
2015 Fall Artists-in-Residence Exhibitions Open at RayKo Photo Center
RayKo Photo Center is pleased to announce the opening of our 2015 Fall artists-in-residence exhibitions. We've had two very talented female artists...
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Events
Trent Davis Bailey "The North Fork" and the Anderson Ranch Artist Residency
Trent Davis Bailey "The North Fork" and the Anderson Ranch Artist Residency
When discussing The North Fork project, Bailey describes the world that appears in his photographs as a place in his imagination and a valley in his...
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Photographers
Christine Collins "Reclaiming the Landscape"
Christine Collins "Reclaiming the Landscape"
As an artist, Collins carefully considers how local farms and community agriculture has enjoyed an elevated status in contemporary life. In this...
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Photographers
Brenton Hamilton: The Maine Media Workshops
Brenton Hamilton: The Maine Media Workshops
The Maine Photographic Workshops, now the Maine Media Workshops, is an international non-profit educational organization offering year-round workshops...
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Events
Justyna Badach: Book signing and the 100th anniversary of the Print Center in Philadelphia
Justyna Badach: Book signing and the 100th anniversary of the Print Center in Philadelphia
I first saw Justyna Badach's bachelor portraits in the Critical Mass competition a few years ago. For those of you that don't know about this...
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News
Patrice Terraz wins l
Patrice Terraz wins l'Oeil Urbain's artist in residence program
Born in 1964 he lives and works in Marseille in the south of France as an independent photographer. He is a member of the agency Signatures and...
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Photographers
Paccarik Orue: "El Muqui"
Paccarik Orue: "El Muqui"
Paccarik Orue was an artist-in-residence at RayKo Photo Center in the spring of 2015 where he focused on his long term project, "El Muqui." Orue is...
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Photographers
Eli Reed: "The Documentary Perspective"
Eli Reed: "The Documentary Perspective"
Eli Reed's new monograph, "A Long Walk Home," is a retrospective of his life's work. Reed will be signing copies of this impressive book that consists...
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Events
Le Masterklass by Nestan NIJARADZE & Klavdij SLUBAN
Le Masterklass by Nestan NIJARADZE & Klavdij SLUBAN
A Masterklass unique in its approach of contemporay photography, proposing a one year series of group and individual encounters. The specificity lays...
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Events
Ken Light "What
Ken Light "What's Going On? 1969-1974"
I'm eagerly awaiting my copy of Ken Light's new monograph, "What's Going On? 1969-1974." I was at the kick off party for his crowd funding campaign at...
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Photographers
Matt O
Matt O'Brien No Dar Papaya
O'Brien's work is an alternative vision of Colombia-- alternative to the images of war, violence, and misery that dominate stories from the country in...
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Events
David Carol juries a new show for the Center for Fine Art Photography
David Carol juries a new show for the Center for Fine Art Photography
I met David Carol at the Filter Festival of Photography in Chicago last year. He was standing in the hotel lobby like he knew me, (really like he...
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Events
The Medium Festival of Photography: Part 2
The Medium Festival of Photography: Part 2
The Medium Festival, a four-day photography event with an engaging line up of portfolio reviews and artist lectures, in San Diego brought...
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Events
The Medium Festival of Photography: Part 1
The Medium Festival of Photography: Part 1
My days at the Medium Festival of Photography reviewing portfolios were strangely bookended. The first day, I had back-to-back meetings with artists...
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News
Matthew Finn: Recipient of the Jerwood/Photoworks Award in 2015
Matthew Finn: Recipient of the Jerwood/Photoworks Award in 2015
At Fotofest in Houston last year, I had the pleasure of seeing Matthew Finn's project, Mother. I felt like I was being let in on a secret. Honored, I...
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News
Matt Black Wins W. Eugene Smith Award
Matt Black Wins W. Eugene Smith Award
Congratulations to Matt Black who is the winner of the 2015 W. Eugene Smith Grant! With his project "The Geography of Poverty," he spent almost twenty...
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Interviews
Exclusive Interview: Stefano Galli
Exclusive Interview: Stefano Galli
Often my projects comes out from unplanned photographs or random photos that I take daily ... For example "Cars" started from a shot I took of a huge...
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News
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015 Shortlist
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015 Shortlist
The Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015 is the leading international competition which celebrates and promotes the very best in...
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News
Christophe Gin wins the Carmignac Photojournalism Award
Christophe Gin wins the Carmignac Photojournalism Award
As part of the 2015 Visa pour l'Image festival in Perpignan, the Fondation Carmignac has announced that the 6th edition of the Carmignac...
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News
Getty Images Announces 2015 Grant Winners
Getty Images Announces 2015 Grant Winners
Five photographers working on long-term documentary projects about social issues were awarded $10,000 grants from Getty Images yesterday in France at...
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Photographers
Liu Bolin produces special artwork to support United Nations Global Goals Campaign
Liu Bolin produces special artwork to support United Nations Global Goals Campaign
Chinese artist Liu Bolin has painted himself to show his support of the United Nations Global Goals campaign - the sequel to the Millennium...
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News
Human: The Movie
Human: The Movie
HUMAN, the movie we have been working on for 3 years now will soon be launched. This is an unique project which I would like to share with you. The...
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Events
Event: Wang Qingsong at Beetles+Huxley
Event: Wang Qingsong at Beetles+Huxley
Beetles+Huxley, one of Europe's leading and most innovative photography galleries, is delighted to present the UK's first retrospective of Beijing...
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News
7 LensCulture Earth Award Winners
7 LensCulture Earth Award Winners
Amongst the 34 unique points of view chosen by the jury of the LensCulture's Earth Awards 2015, we have selected 7 images that catch our attention,...
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Best-Ofs
10 Dutch Photographers you should know
10 Dutch Photographers you should know
Dutch photography is no doubt influenced by Dutch painters, especially those who marked a turning point in the history of Art. For example, the...
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Events
10 LensCulture Portrait Award Winners
10 LensCulture Portrait Award Winners
Congratulations to all the winners who were selected from 130 countries. We choose to show you the work of some of them, like Daesung Lee, Philipp...
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News
2015 Sony World Photography Awards
2015 Sony World Photography Awards
The recipient of the 2015 L'Iris d'Or / Sony World Photography Awards' Photographer of the Year title and $25,000 cash prize is American photographer...
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Learn About
Photographers and Their Cameras: Part 3
Photographers and Their Cameras: Part 3
We have reached the conclusion of the final 5 photographers on this list. The photographers were chosen because of their impressive bodies of work,...
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Learn About
Photographers and Their Cameras: Part 2
Photographers and Their Cameras: Part 2
This is the second installment of the "Top 25 Famous Photographers and Their Cameras." The photographers here represent a variety of different...
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Learn About
Part 1: Photographers and Their Cameras
Part 1: Photographers and Their Cameras
We know it's not the camera that makes the photographer, it's the photographer that makes the camera. It got me thinking about all the famous...
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Best-Ofs
Top 10: Best selection of photos of 2014
Top 10: Best selection of photos of 2014
In their issues of January 2015, magazines selected the best photos of 2014. Some photographs are in each 'best of' but most of them depend of the...
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Interviews
Photographer Spotlight: Vicki Reed by Josh Campbell
Photographer Spotlight: Vicki Reed by Josh Campbell
Vicki Reed is a fine art photographer based out of Cedarburg, Wisconsin who is fascinated by a wide variety of photographic processes. Keep reading to...
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Best-Ofs
10 amazing photographers who left us in 2014
10 amazing photographers who left us in 2014
In memoriam of incredible photographers who left us in 2014. We will always remember their work and the man/woman behind the camera. You might not...
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Photographers
Biography: Sabine Weiss
Biography: Sabine Weiss
The incredible biography of Sabine Weiss in addition to her portfolio can be discovered here. We are very honored to count her as one of the jurors of...
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Best-Ofs
Our Top 10 Photolucida winners
Our Top 10 Photolucida winners
We must admit that the photographers we choose to publish on All About Photo are somewhat our favorites, so it won't surprise you if the photographers...
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Best-Ofs
Top 10: Most expensive photographs (in 2014)
Top 10: Most expensive photographs (in 2014)
As one of the more “recent” art forms, photography’s popularity in the art market has grown and grown. Check out the list of the most expensive...
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